Pierluisi has been in office since yesterday at 5:01 p.m. after the now-former governor announced him as his successor. (Ramón “Tonito” Zayas)

Pedro Pierluisi's swearing-in as governor yesterday created a complicated legal scenario for the Executive Branch according to constitutional experts who outlined questions about whether an unconfirmed Secretary of State can be in the line of succession to replace former Governor Ricardo Rosselló.

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